Varsity Head CoachLisa
Varsity AssistantDana
Middle School Head CoachJen


Congratulations to our Senior Cheerleaders on their senior night which took place on Tuesday, February 21, 2012.

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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Thank you Southern Cheerleading Seniors Bria Mineo & Carly Spodofora on all you have done for Southern! Best of Luck! #SeniorNight #RamPride


Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Cheerleading Information

Any student interested in trying out for the Southern Regional High School Cheerleading team for the 2020-2021 school year please see information in the attachment by joining the "band app" developed by Head Coach Lisa Merlo ( and Assistant Coach Dana Farano (

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Friday, February 8, 2019

Thank you @SRCheerleading Seniors for all you have done for Southern. Thank you for the hard work and support of our teams. Best of Luck Seniors! #RamPride


Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Thank you Southern Regional Cheerleading Seniors for all you have done for Southern. Good Luck at Nationals! #RamPride


Sunday, December 10, 2017

Congratulations Southern Regional Cheerleading on placing 3rd in the Medium Division 1 classification UCA Northeast Regional at Kutztown University.

With the Top 3 finish the Rams have qualified for Nationals at Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida in February 2018. Congratulations cheerleaders and coaches. #RamPride


Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Attention all students interested in trying out for the 2017-18 Southern Regional High School Cheerleading team.

There will be a meeting on Tuesday 4/18, 2:30pm in room 8-1 after school with Ms. Merlo and tryouts will be held on April 24th, 26th, and 28th from 6-8pm in the ... MORE

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Attached are new 2016-2017 rules by the Shore Conference. We are asking all non-playing personnel to adhere to the new rules. Thank you for your cooperation.

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Monday, December 5, 2016

Congratulations to both the Southern Regional Game Day and Cheer Competition teams on receiving bids to Nationals this year in Orlando, FL.

The competition team received their bid on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at the UCA Northeast Regional at Kutztown University. Southern Cheerleading will compete at the UCA Nationals in Disney World in February 2017. Congratulations cheerleaders and coaches. #RamPride


Monday, April 25, 2016

Congrats to Southern Regional Cheerleader Emma Connolly on making the Temple University Cheerleading team for the 2016-2017 year. #RamPride


Friday, December 11, 2015

Congrats Southern Regional Cheerleading on placing in the Top 10 at UCA Invitational at Kutztown University on Sunday, December 6, 2015.

With their Top 10 finish the Rams have qualified for a UCA Nationals bid to Orlando Florida in February of 2016. #GoRams


Monday, November 23, 2015

Congrats Southern Regional High School Cheerleading (Varsity 1st Place) (JV 3rd place) at Barnegat "Road2Nationals" Invitational Meet. #RamPride Great job Cheerleaders & coaches.


Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Attached is the Summer 2015 Practice Schedule for Cheerleading. Any questions please contact Head Coach - Lisa Merlo .

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Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Attached is information regarding the Southern Invitational on Sunday, January 18, 2015 at Southern Regional High School 11/12 building.

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Monday, November 24, 2014

Congrats to the Southern Regional Varsity and JV Cheerleading teams on a great showing this weekend at the UCA Northeast Regional in Toms River, NJ.

Both teams qualified for the UCA Nationals in Orlando, Florida in February 2015. #RamPride


Monday, February 17, 2014

Congrats to the Southern Regional Cheerleading teams, who were honored at halftime of today's Southern Boys Basketball game, for their great performances at Nationals last weekend.

The Black & Gold Squads under the instruction of Coach South & Coach Merlo had great performances at UCA Nationals. Thank you for all of your hard work and special thanks for all that you do for our Athletic Program at Southern.


Thursday, February 13, 2014

The Southern Regional Cheerleaders competed at the National High School Cheerleading Championships on February 8 and 9.

The championship was attended by 557 teams with over 11,000 cheerleaders representing 30 states. It is the largest national cheerleading competition in the country and the only one featured on ESPN and ESPN2.

Southern Regional's Junior Varsity placed 2nd in the nation in their division of Junior Varsity Non-tumbling.  The girls put out a great performance and were awarded a huge trophy and medals for efforts.  They missed first place by only .7 points.  Their division had teams representing seven different states including California ... MORE

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Attached is an order of performance schedule for the Cheerleading competition at Lacey Twp. High School on Saturday, December 14, 2013. Good Luck Rams!

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Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Thank you to all campers who participated in the 2013 Southern Cheerleading Camp. Great job by all.


Thursday, July 11, 2013

Attached is Southern Cheer Gear. If interested please have your order information sent in by Tuesday, July 16th. Thank you for your support.

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Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Southern Cheerleading Tryout Information:

A meeting for any 8th – 11th grader interested in cheering on the SRHS squads during the 2012 – 2013 season will be on Monday, April 15 at 7 pm in the 9/10 auditorium. ... MORE

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Congratulations to the Southern Regional Senior cheerleaders who were recognized at the Southern/Williamstown NJSIAA Boys Basketball playoff game.

These young woman have given countless hours to the program and will be missed next year. We wish them luck as they go on to bright futures. Again, Thank you for all that you have done for our program.

Pictured are seniors: Natalie Einselen, Jenny Ott, Jen Gonzalez, Julie Nadjzin, Nicole Coughlin, Nicole Martin and Emily Dellane


Thursday, December 13, 2012

Congratulations to the SRHS Cheerleading Squad which captured a bid to the UCA Nationals this past Sunday at the Pocono Cheer Competition at Kutztown University.

The UCA National Competition will take place in Orlando, Fla., February of 2013. Attached is information for our SRHS Cheerleading Squads, which will compete in the Lacey Cheerleading Competition. The competition will be held at Lacey Twp. High School this Saturday, December 15, 2012. Come out and support the Rams!

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Thursday, March 8, 2012

Attached is the story regarding our Cheerleading team’s experience down at the Nationals this season published in The Sandpaper.

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Friday, February 24, 2012

2012/2013 SRHS Cheerleading Tryout Info

A mandatory parent/cheerleader meeting for all current 8th through 11th grade students will be held on Tuesday, April, 17th in the 9/10 auditorium from 7 – 8 p.m. Any cheerleader who ... MORE

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

2012 Shore Conference Rules regarding High School Basketball Games

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Monday, December 12, 2011

The Southern Regional Varsity Cheerleading squad earned their tenth consecutive bid to the Nationals High School Cheerleading Championship on Sunday, December 11, 2011.

They placed 4th out of 13 large varsity squads that were trying to earn a bid for the only national championship presented on ESPN and endorsed by the NFHS.  They will be ... MORE

Winter Cheerleading Middle School
An informational meeting will be held Tuesday October 12 for those interested in trying out. All students interested must have completed physical no later than Friday October 29 in order to participate. Physical forms are available through or the Main Office. Tryouts will be held after school the week of November 8.

During the fall season, the cheerleaders support both the boys' and girls' soccer teams, field hockey team, and football team. In the winter season, the girls cheer for the basketball and wrestling teams. Girls with an interest in cheering are encouraged to join. The larger the squad, the louder the cheers!

Game Schedules

Varsity Schedule

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Other Information

2014 – 15 SRHS Winter Cheerleading Schedule

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